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Local author details hardships with deaf parents
Friday, July 13, 2018
Silence Isn’t Golden By Mary Louise Shelton The old saying goes that “Silence is golden.” For Mary Shelton, growing up in a silent household was anything but, and she wrote about her experiences in the memoir, “Silence Isn’t Golden.” Shelton grew up with two deaf and mute parents in rural North Carolina. Not only did
 
Juvenile council discuss ways to reduce juvenile delinquency
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
DURHAM – Area residents and concerned citizens attended a community forum last week to learn about ways to reduce juvenile delinquency and to improve services for local youth. The Durham County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council hosted the Let’s Talk Community Conversation at the Hayti Heritage Center to bring residents, criminal justice
 
Durham native makes film about largest municipal fraud
Monday, June 25, 2018
DURHAM – How can one woman steal $53 million right from under people’s noses? Embezzlement and fraud can happen in any organization: major corporation or small-town government, private or public. This is what Kelly Richmond Pope, a licensed certified public accountant, cautions municipal leaders about in her award-winning documentary,
 
Durham leaders discuss efforts to rebuild Black Wall Street
Friday, June 22, 2018
DURHAM – Business owners, city officials, educators, and clergy came together this week to discuss how to revitalize Durham’s Black Wall Street. On My Block: The New Black Wall Street Economic Empowerment Forum was hosted by Abundant Hope Christian Church. The discussion panelists were Phyllis Coley, CEO and publisher of Spectacular Magazine;
 
2018 Triangle Tribune Father of the Year
Friday, June 15, 2018
DURHAM – Jeremy Miles said it’s an honor to be recognized as the Triangle Tribune Father of the Year, especially since it’s his first year as a dad. “It definitely caught me off guard because I didn’t expect it at all,” he said. “It’s definitely an honor. My first year as a father, it taught me a lot, which
 

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